coverage. >> 31 years ago america's cable companies created c-span as a public service. today we've expanded your access to politics and public affairs, nonfiction books and american history through multiple platforms, television, radio, and onlinend cable television's latest gift an extensive free video archive. c-span's video library. >> in his latest book, pulitzer prize winning author tracy kidder follows a medical school from burundi. he explores the issues of healthcare, immigration, and social justice in the united states. this talk from the 2009 miami book fair international is just over half hour. [applause] >> now, you're going to hear some more about the greatness that is tracy kidder.